But of course, the beginning of the year is not only for us to ponder on resolutions but to also try something new. It can be a new hairdo, a new genre of book you’ve never read, a new fashion style, new holiday destinations. Or, it can be as simple as new restaurants to try!

Here’s some of the hot ones you might want to visit.

1. Hippie Fish

Located right infront of the Ubud Market at Jl. Raya Ubud No.14, HIPPIE FISH Restaurant is thrilled to finally opening its doors to the community of Ubud in mid December. Providing Ubud with a unique dining experience HIPPIE FISH dishes variety of healthy Mediterranean and international cuisines, with wine and cocktail selections.

Hippie Fish|Jl. Raya Ubud No.14|

2. Sista Canggu

This brand new modern Chinese restaurant brings a fresh take on Shanghai cuisine to ever evolving Canggu dining scene, albeit with a chic twist. Designed in pastel tones of modern interiors, its breezy backyard terrace overlooking Canggu’s  rice paddies, dinners can spend hours devouring their signature dumpling selections.

Sista Canggu|Jl Raya Semat No.7, Canggu| Call +62 812 3645 011

3. Rivareno Gelato

More places to beat Bali’s heat: RivaReno Gelato has arrived in Bali, offering its incredible daily made ice-cream to all lovers of made in Italy and fresh tastes. The Italian gelato laboratorio RivaReno serves its customers not just gelato, but a delightful sensorial experience. It is the result of never ending artisanal efforts of assuring the single highest standards of quality and freshness, day after day.

The best Italian gelato laboratory  was born from the great passion of the owners who, from being loyal customers of the RivaReno ice-cream shops in Europe, decided to become ambassadors of the Italian ice-cream tradition, exporting its incredible taste in the small gem of the Indonesian archipelago. Tropical fruit flavours gelato? Yes please!

Rivareno Gelato|l. Petitenget No.3, Kerobokan, Kuta Utara| Call: +62 812-9938-9916

4. Botanica at Vin+


Botanica, located in bustling street of Seminyak, offers modern Australian Menu with Finest Balinese harvest. At the helm of the kitchen brigade, Melbourne based Brenton Banner. Expect simple menu with refine technique, to highlight the natural flavours of the ingredient.

Next door, the restaurant exquisite cellar features 1000+ selections from around the world. Worry not about finding the perfect glass to pair with Chef Brenton’s modern Australian Flavour, surely Botanica will always have something to suit your palate.

Botanica at Vin+|Kayu Jati No.1, Seminyak, Kuta Utara| Call: +62 361 4732377

5. Bottega Italiana Bali

No handbags or shoes here but their home-made pastas, sauce, cheese and meat platters are good enough of reasons to make this place a new favourite.

Following its success in Seminyak, Canggu, and Petitinget, Bottega Italiana opens its door in Berawa! Like its parent restaurant Zibiru in Seminyak, Bottega Italiana Bali believes in highlighting the freshness of  ingredients through simple plates using classic recipes and artisanal techniques that have been around for hundreds of years.  Simply to allow each flavour to shine.

Bottega Italiana Bali|Jl. Pantai Berawa No.77, Tibubeneng| Call: +62 821-4591-6826